The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 56 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 64 57 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.96% 3.97% 2.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.65% 25.68% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 58 53 37
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
310 222 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.20% 15.45% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 236 194 200
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 86 (68.25%) .NET
2 83 (65.87%) C#
3 72 (57.14%) HTML
4 64 (50.79%) C++
5 57 (45.24%) Java
5 57 (45.24%) CSS
5 57 (45.24%) Software Engineering
6 53 (42.06%) SQL Server
7 46 (36.51%) Degree
8 44 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (33.33%) XML
9 42 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 41 (32.54%) Computer Science
11 39 (30.95%) ASP.NET
12 38 (30.16%) JavaScript
12 38 (30.16%) OO
13 36 (28.57%) SQL
14 34 (26.98%) C
15 29 (23.02%) Windows
16 27 (21.43%) User Experience
17 25 (19.84%) TDD
17 25 (19.84%) WCF
17 25 (19.84%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (19.05%) SaaS
18 24 (19.05%) Confluence
18 24 (19.05%) Atlassian
18 24 (19.05%) Marketing
19 23 (18.25%) MVC
20 22 (17.46%) Finance
21 21 (16.67%) NUnit

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (19.05%) Confluence
2 6 (4.76%) IIS
3 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.05%) SaaS
2 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) SMPP
1 8 (6.35%) SMS
1 8 (6.35%) NFC
2 3 (2.38%) Internet
2 3 (2.38%) Firewall
3 2 (1.59%) Wireless
3 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (42.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.17%) MySQL
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.38%) QlikView
6 2 (1.59%) DB2
6 2 (1.59%) Big Data
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (16.67%) NUnit
3 10 (7.94%) WiX
3 10 (7.94%) MSBuild
4 8 (6.35%) MSTest
4 8 (6.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (4.76%) Selenium
6 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.38%) ReSharper
7 3 (2.38%) Moq
7 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.38%) JUnit
7 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.59%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.59%) JIRA
8 2 (1.59%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.59%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.59%) GCC
General
1 24 (19.05%) Marketing
2 22 (17.46%) Finance
3 12 (9.52%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Automotive
5 3 (2.38%) Electronics
6 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (58.73%) Developer
2 35 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 33 (26.19%) Software Engineer
4 29 (23.02%) C# Developer
5 26 (20.63%) Graduate
6 24 (19.05%) Author
6 24 (19.05%) Technical Author
7 12 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 12 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.94%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Junior
10 6 (4.76%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Junior C# Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Junior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Tester
11 5 (3.97%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (68.25%) .NET
2 72 (57.14%) HTML
3 57 (45.24%) CSS
4 42 (33.33%) XML
5 39 (30.95%) ASP.NET
6 25 (19.84%) WCF
7 21 (16.67%) HTML5
8 18 (14.29%) CSS3
8 18 (14.29%) WPF
9 16 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (11.90%) jQuery
11 14 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 13 (10.32%) SOAP
13 10 (7.94%) Java ME
13 10 (7.94%) LINQ
13 10 (7.94%) Web Services
14 9 (7.14%) JSP
15 8 (6.35%) XSLT
16 7 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (32.54%) Computer Science
2 27 (21.43%) User Experience
3 10 (7.94%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.35%) Blackberry
6 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.38%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (2.38%) iPhone
10 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.02%) Windows
2 14 (11.11%) Linux
3 12 (9.52%) Android
4 8 (6.35%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.35%) Windows Phone
5 6 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.24%) Software Engineering
2 44 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (30.16%) OO
4 25 (19.84%) TDD
5 23 (18.25%) MVC
6 18 (14.29%) Scrum
7 16 (12.70%) Multithreading
8 11 (8.73%) Regression Testing
9 9 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.35%) OOD
11 7 (5.56%) User Stories
12 6 (4.76%) Financial Modelling
12 6 (4.76%) Software Architecture
12 6 (4.76%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.97%) CRM
13 5 (3.97%) Software Testing
13 5 (3.97%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.17%) MVVM
14 4 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (65.87%) C#
2 64 (50.79%) C++
3 57 (45.24%) Java
4 38 (30.16%) JavaScript
5 36 (28.57%) SQL
6 34 (26.98%) C
7 18 (14.29%) Perl
8 14 (11.11%) Python
9 12 (9.52%) PowerShell
10 8 (6.35%) XAML
11 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.97%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.38%) PHP
12 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.38%) Scala
13 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.79%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 46 (36.51%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) QA
2 8 (6.35%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.05%) Atlassian
3 11 (8.73%) Oracle
4 8 (6.35%) Telerik
5 6 (4.76%) TOWER Software
6 5 (3.97%) Rackspace
7 4 (3.17%) Facebook
8 3 (2.38%) HP
9 2 (1.59%) Epiphany
9 2 (1.59%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.59%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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